Pulmonary mycobacterium malmoense infection

Pulmonary mycobacterium malmoense infection is a form of pulmonary non-tuberculous mycobacterial infection occurring related to Mycobacterium malmoense. It is among the most frequently isolated and clinically relevant nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) in northern Europe (e.g. Netherlands).

History and etymology

It was first described as a respiratory tract pathogen in 1977 by Schröder and Juhlin 2.


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Article information

rID: 69217
System: Chest
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • pulmonary Mycobacterium malmoense infection
  • Mycobacterium malmoense lung infection

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